There’s always something to do in The Triple D! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Dallas this week.
1.HIP HOP BOOK CLUB – THE COLLEGE DROPOUT
Monday, June 26, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
It’s back this time with a focus on one of Kanye’s most notable projects to date: The College Dropout. Add your two cents on why, how and whatever other reason you believe that this album helped impact the culture. Ye has definitely made his mark on the industry in many ways therefore, it’s only right to discuss this matter at hand. Learn more here.
2. PARTY ON THE PATIO
Thursday, June 29, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
IBEX is a new hot spot in Greenville. Join 4K Entertainment & Bossed Up Entertainment as they begin their weekly Thursday turn up on the patio featuring hookahs, bottle service and of course drink specials. Dj Nana B & Guest Dj’s will be spinning the best Hip Hop, Reggae and Old School tunes all day and night. Oh and it’s free. Learn more here.
3. HANDS ON COCKTAIL WORKSHOP
Thursday, June 29, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Learn how to make a cocktail like a pro with Cognac Laurent Jouffe! Show up at the Ascension in the Design District for interactive cocktail class that will help you discover the history of Cognac making and then learn how to make three cocktails perfect for summer. Stay after for food and live music by Silas Nello. Laurent Jouffe concentrates on the fruit, creating sweet, fruity and mellow Cognacs that are designed to appeal to men and women of any age. VS, VSOP & XO Cognacs available for purchase at a discounted price as well! Nothings more fancy then actually know how to make a drink. Learn more here.
4. LYRICIST LOUNGE WITH QUENTIN MILLER
Thursday, June 29, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Drake’s ghostwriter will be in town for an open mic at the legendary Drugstore Cowboy for this weeks rendition of The Lyricist Lounge. Open mics take place every Thursday however, this special guest will surely pack the place out. Brought to you by some heavy Dallas-music-realm hitters, DJ Mike B, Top Shelf Texas and Raw Elementz, this event is perfect for those who are serious in the industry. Learn more here.
5. BEYONCE BALLET + ROSE PARTY
Friday, June 30, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Grab your girlfriends and start your Friyay pregame with Anastasia Munoz, the artistic and education director of Arts Mission Oak Cliff, and dance to Beyonce while sipping on Rose. The event will begin with a large group barre-less warm up in our sanctuary space, followed by a simple piece of Beyonce Ballet choreography, then a full out dance party with a bottles. This is the event you’ve been waiting for ladies so treat yourself. Learn more here.
6. THE DAYLUXE: PRE-FOURTH OF JULY DAY PARTY
Saturday, July 1, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
It’s Saturday, it’s 4th of July weekend, why not turn all the way up? Party at one of the nicest day party venues in Dallas, DEC on Dragon, and pop bottles on the roof while over looking the beautiful downtown Dallas skyline. Some of Dallas’ best DJs will be in the mix such as DJ M*Knight, DJ ASAP, DJ She Real therefore you know the music should not be an issue all day. It’s the start of a holiday weekend so have fun. Learn more here.
7. BLACK MRKT PRESENTS: DA B SPOT SUMMER JAM
Saturday, July 1, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
The Black MRKT radio show presents Da B Spot Summer Jam showcasing various artist that has been a guest on their show. Theres no other station doing this for local independent artist, so this is an event you definitely do not want to miss. Featured artist include Know Shame, Frost 214, Classik Musik, Tiyana Michele, Anonnymous, Natra, High Note and more. Support the Dallas underground music culture. Learn more here.
8. S.U.P.A. SATURDAY DANCE PARTY
Saturday, July 1, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
It’s old school night. Ladies and Gents Grab your crew and pull up come funky fresh ready to actually dance and party. Represent the golden era and rock your shelltoes, timbos, box braids, whatever and do more than just two step to DJ King Coknl Umoja HiFi as he spins classic Hip Hop, R&B, Reggae, Slow Jams and more. No cover all night however donations will be accepted. Full bar and kitchen open all night as well. Sometimes you have to keep it old school. Learn more here.
9. TNT SUNDAYS
Sunday, July 2, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Sunday funday at Tacos + Tequila with no cover all day. DJ Yung Tone and Dj King James playing all day while you literally stuff your face with some tacos and shots of tequila. Good food, good music and good drinks each and every Sunday. Please drink responsibly. Learn more here.
10. WEBBIE LIVE @ PRYME
Sunday, July 2, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Shoutout to the man who taught you how to spell independent. Pull up and see Webbie live at Pryme as one of the biggest 4th of July weekend turn ups. Pre-sale tickets are only $25 with VIP and basic level tables available. The Savage has been down with the savage life and is always ready to show you how and why he earned his nickname. He made the independent lady cool so show your support. Learn more here.
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